NEDAwareness Week 2016

What an Eating Disorder in Recovery Sounds Like

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in Ins and Outs of Eating Disorders, My Story, NEDAwareness Week 2016 | 18 comments

What an Eating Disorder in Recovery Sounds Like

Wait… You’re not over that eating disorder yet? During National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAwareness), I did a fair amount of preaching to the choir about early intervention. Presumably, some of it reached the general public, but since the overwhelming majority of my followers — if not all of them — are people who have been affected in some way by eating disorders, most weren’t new to this conversation. That’s not a bad thing. This population needs education and awareness, too. However, a somewhat jarring conversation at work toward the end of NEDAwareness...

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NEDAwareness Week 2016

Posted by on Feb 27, 2016 in EDs and the Media, NEDAwareness Week 2016 | 0 comments

NEDAwareness Week 2016

#NEDAwareness: National Eating Disorder Awareness Another NEDAwareness Week is drawing to a close. This year’s theme, “Three Minutes Can Save a Life: Get Screened, Get Help, Get Healthy,” focused on the importance of early detection and intervention. I can’t emphasize enough just how important it is to act as soon as possible if you suspect that you or others you love are struggling with eating-related issues. Catching an eating disorder or disordered eating in its earliest stages shortens the overall duration of the illness, decreases severity, and improves the...

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